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Agronomy Day Huge Success

A special agronomy day was held in rural Macon County Thursday under sunny skies and organizers are hailing the event a huge success.
Stu Ellis organized the event and says the information available to farmers was amazing. He explains vendors from all sorts of agriculture fields were on hand to display and relay information, primarily about dicamba tolerant soybeans. 
Ellis adds managing your weed pulling technology is imperative as there are too many weeds that are resistant to herbicides.
TPS lab in Texas has a program that focuses on pH soil, high organic matter which is no problem for soil that could easily raise yields for a lot of farms with minimal effort.
In this day and age, every bushel counts, making it necessary to optimize production and minimize cost. With that in mind, Malcolm Head and LG Seeds focuses on genetics first, ensuring that crops get the nutrients they need.
Hear more from the agronomy day in Macon on the WHOW farm show in the coming weeks.

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